Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2005.
xiv, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Putting culture into the picture : toward a comparative analysis of state killing / Christian Boulanger and Austin Sarat Nineteenth-century executions as performances of law, death, and civilization / Jürgen Martschukat Seed of abolition : experience and culture in the desire to end capital punishment in Mexico, 1841-1857 / Patrick Timmons The cultural lives of capital punishment in the United States / Judith Randle European identity and the mission against the death penalty in the United States / Evi Girling Crime and punishment, self versus other : the cultural life of capital punishment in European and American film / Louise Tyler Capital punishment in Poland : an aspect of the "cultural life" of the death penalty discourse / Agata Fijalkowski Capital punishment in Kyrgyzstan : between the past, "other" state killings and social demands / Botagoz Kassymbekova Death and the nation : state killing in India / Julia Eckert Imagining the death penalty in Israel : punishment, violence, vengeance, and revenge / Shai J. Lavi The Palestinian culture of death : Shariah and Siyasah ; justice, political power, and capital punishment in the Palestinian National Authority / Judith Mendelsohn Rood The death penalty in Japan : secrecy, silence, and salience / David T. Johnson What is wrong with capital punishment? : official and unofficial attitudes toward capital punishment in modern and contemporary China / Virgil K. Y. Ho Capital punishment and the culture of developmentalism in Singapore / Alfred Oehlers and Nicole Tarulevicz Ending state killing in South Korea : challenging the Asian capital punishment status quo / Sangmin Bae Index.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
STA K5104 .C85 2005
K5104 .C85 2005
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